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Title: Social Studies Strands: Community Helpers


1
Social Studies Strands Community Helpers
  • ED417-02
  • Andrea Priest
  • Becky Harrison

2
Table of Contents
  • History
  • People in Societies
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Government
  • Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities
  • Social Studies Skills and Methods

3
Community Helpers
  • Unit Social Studies
  • Grade Level First Grade
  • Lesson Community Helpers

4
History
  • Activities
  • 1. Create a community helpers collage that
    compares the past to the present
  • 2. Using preprinted materials, students will
    create a time line of community helpers of the
    past and present
  • 3. Students will create a community helper for
    the future and include the tools that they will
    use

5
History
  • Activities (cont.)
  • 4. Students will identify tools used by community
    helpers in the past, present, and future
  • 5. Guest speaker (firefighter or mail carrier)
    will compare and contrast various changes in
    their profession throughout history

6
History
  • Web sites
  • http//www.usps.com/history/his2.htm
  • A complete history of the U.S. postal system
  • www.ponyexpress.org/history.htm
  • Complete history of Pony Express, including a
    bibliography, stations, and riders
  • www.cincyfiremuseum.com
  • Web site includes information about history, fire
    safety, special events, and a virtual tour

7
History
  • Web sites
  • www.standardsmadeeasy.com/ActivityDetail.asp?Activ
    ityID11634
  • Web site allows children to put community helpers
    in their correct building
  • www.hud.gov/kids/job1.html
  • Interactive web site invites children to read a
    short job description and match it to the
    community helper

8
People in Societies
  • Activities
  • 1. Compare our community helpers to those of
    other cultures
  • 2. Identify the person who performs community
    helper duties in other countries (i.e. gender,
    class, race)
  • 3. Allow students to view various tools and
    uniforms from different countries

9
People in Societies
  • Activities (cont.)
  • 4. Discuss the availability of tools used by
    community helpers in other countries
  • 5. Students will choose their favorite community
    helper from a different country and draw the
    uniform and tools that are used

10
People in Societies
  • Web sites
  • www.ci.coe.uni.edu/uniquest/webquest/lewis109
  • Introduction to various community helpers
  • www.beenleigss/qld.edu.au/requested_sites/services
    /PEOPLE2QAT2QAIRPORTS20PROVIDE
  • Discusses various helpers within the community

11
People in Societies
  • Web sites
  • www.enchantedlearning.com/themes/communityhelpers.
    html
  • Resource for teachers which includes print outs
    and ideas
  • www.gms.lu/chenutd/links.html
  • Interesting police links from Europe
  • www.militarymorons.com/gear/gear.4.html
  • Pictures of various police uniforms from Africa

12
Geography
  • Activities
  • 1. Students will draw a map of their community
    and include locations of community helper
    buildings (i.e. fire station, post office, police
    station)
  • 2. Identify various community helper symbols
    (i.e. flashing lights, red cross, etc.)
  • 3. Create a graphic organizer that tells what
    community helpers do within their community

13
Geography
  • Activities (cont.)
  • 4. Allow students to select a pen pal from a
    different country to correspond with
  • 5. As a class, conduct an interview of a person
    from a different country. Include questions
    about various community helpers in their country

14
Geography
  • Web sites
  • www.lfelem.lfc.edu/resources/sstudies/kinder/commu
    nhelpers.html
  • A webquest about where community helpers work and
    how they help us
  • www.standardsmadeeasy.com/ActivityDetail.asp?Activ
    ityID11634
  • Students place the community helpers in the
    correct building
  • http//bensguide.gpo.gov/k-2/neighborhoood/
  • Webquest allows children to click on various
    buildings within the community to learn more
    about that particular helper

15
Geography
  • Web sites
  • www.standardsmadeeasy.com/ActivityDetail.asp?Activ
    ityID11652
  • Printable materials about where a letter goes
    after it is mailed
  • www.mapquest.com
  • Include detailed maps of various communities

16
Economics
  • Activities
  • 1. Discuss how community members have to pay for
    certain services (i.e. doctor visit, stamps, fire
    fighters)
  • 2. After creating a mock grocery store, give
    students a specified amount of money and have
    them determine what goods they can buy
  • 3. Discuss how the use of technology has effected
    the postal service (i.e. decrease in letters
    mailed due to e-mail)

17
Economics
  • Activities
  • 4. Have a banker come into the class and discuss
    some of his/her job responsibilities
  • 5. Students will act out the money flow process
    (i.e. buying goods, selling goods)

18
Economics
  • Web sites
  • www.standardsmadeeasy.com/ActivityDetail.asp?Activ
    ityID11626
  • Printable materials discussing what basic
    economic processes occur around town
  • www.dentonisd.org/pecancreek/lattaya/economics.htm
  • Provides ideas about how children can earn money
    to purchase goods
  • www.pgcps.pg.k12.md.us/sstudies/world/firstgrade.
    html
  • Various ideas regarding social studies curriculum

19
Economics
  • Web sites
  • http//hometown.aol.com/mellettk/Webpage/TeacherSi
    tes.htmlss
  • Great resource for teachers that includes social
    studies themes, songs, lessons, and links
  • www.teacher.scholastic.com/commclub/
  • Teacher resource site

20
Government
  • Activities
  • 1. Students will vote for their favorite
    community helper
  • 2. Compare classroom rules to laws within the
    community
  • 3. Create a list of community helpers who provide
    safety

21
Government
  • Activities (cont.)
  • 4. Identify public figures who make an impact on
    our immediate community (i.e. mayor, governor,
    president)
  • 5. Discuss what happens when citizens within the
    community break rules/laws

22
Government
  • Web sites
  • http//hometown.aol.com/mellettk/Webpage/coresocia
    lstudies.html
  • Link to social studies lessons
  • http//teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/Mo
    nsonUnits/sheesp/index.htm
  • Community helpers resource for teachers
  • www.econedlink.org/lesson/index.cfm?lessonEM197
  • Community helpers lesson plan

23
Government
  • Web sites
  • http//cuip.net/yolostev/lesson-template1.htm
  • Interactive community helper web quest
  • http//mail.plano88.kendall.k12.il.us/ph/community
    /webq.htm
  • First grade web quest about community helpers

24
Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities
  • Activities
  • 1. Create a graphic organizer which includes
    various community helpers. List the
    characteristics that make that helper a good
    citizen
  • 2. Using the graphic organizer from above, list
    the responsibilities of the community helpers

25
Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities
  • Activities (cont.)
  • 3. Discuss why community helpers wear flags on
    their uniforms
  • 4. Invite a guest speaker to come into the class
    to speak about their rights and responsibilities
    as a community helper
  • 5. Read the book, Everyone Makes a Difference A
    Story about Community by Cindy Leaney and Peter
    Wilks

26
Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities
  • Web sites
  • www.odedodea.edu/curriculum/1stGrade/social/htm
  • Great citizenship activities and lessons
  • www.oswego.org/sbartlet/citizenship/
  • Introduction, standards, essential questions,
    lessons, resources, assessment, reflections, and
    examples of citizenship
  • http//bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/citizenship/rights.ht
    ml
  • Bens guide to government for kids

27
Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities
  • Web sites
  • www.standardsmadeeasy.com/TopicActivity.asp?grade
    1subjectCEtopicCE10
  • 27 activities related to community helpers
  • http//www.state.sd.us/deca/DDN4Learning/ThemeUnit
    s/Communities/standards.htm
  • Resources, links, lesson plans, and activities
    for social studies

28
Social Studies Skills and Methods
  • Activities
  • 1. Draw a picture of a family member at work.
    Tell how the family member is a helper to the
    community
  • 2. Group students together to present a community
    helper and discuss how they effect the community
  • 3. List various facts that the students have
    learned and decide how to organize the
    information

29
Social Studies Skills and Methods
  • Activities (cont.)
  • 4. Have students use posters and charts from the
    classroom to collect information on a specific
    helper
  • 5. At the end of the unit, have students
    determine/discuss the main idea behind the title
    community helper

30
Social Studies Skills and Methods
  • Web sites
  • http//members.tripod.com/Patricia_F/ssmotor.html
  • Great ideas for hands-on activities
  • www.usask.ca/education/ideas/tplan/sslp/rural.htm
  • Lesson plan directed towards rural community
    helpers
  • www.thecoo.edu/apeter/social_studies.htm
  • Various links related to social studies grades
    K-8

31
Social Studies Skills and Methods
  • Web sites
  • http//expage.com/4commhelpers
  • Links to web sites and lesson plans focused on
    the theme of community helpers
  • www.google.com
  • Search engine for students to explore community
    helpers
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